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O.J. Ross
O.J. Ross

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ormond Beach, Fla.

High School:
Mainland

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 188

Position:
Wide Receiver



01/01/2013

Boilermakers Fall to Cowboys in Heart of Dallas Bowl, 58-14

Quarterback Robert Mavre finished 21 of 34 for 212 yards and two touchdowns

11/19/2012

Football Game Notes - vs. Indiana

The Old Oaken Bucket and a trip to a bowl are on the line for the Boilermakers this weekend.

11/12/2012

Football Game Notes - at Illinois

Boilers look for backj-to-back road wins.

10/15/2012

Football Game Notes - at No. 7 Ohio State

Boilermakers head off the Columbus for a meeting with the seventh-ranked Buckeyes.

10/08/2012

Football Game Notes - vs. Wisconsin

The Boilermakers welcome the alumi back for Homecoming Weekend.

12/20/2012

Heart Of Dallas Bowl

Purdue vs. OSU

11/24/2012

AP Photos: Football vs. Indiana

AP Photos: Football vs. Indiana

10/08/2011

Purdue vs. Minnesota - AP Photos - 10/08/11

Purdue vs. Minnesota - AP Photos - 10/08/11

2011: Appeared in 12 games, making 10 starts ... caught 33 passes for 356 yards and three touchdowns ... rushed three times for 20 yards ... had two receptions for 26 yards against Middle Tennessee on Sept. 3 ... finished with four catches for 39 yards at Rice on Sept. 10 ... had five receptions for 46 yards and a 20-yard rush against Southeast Missouri on Sept. 17 ... grabbed two receptions for 13 yards against Notre Dame on Oct. 1 ... had a season-high 63 yards with a touchdown on five receptions against Minnesota on Oct. 8 ... caught a 14-yard touchdown pass at Penn State on Oct. 15 ... finished with three catches for 45 against Illinois on Oct. 22 ... had three receptions for 38 yards and a touchdown at Michigan on Oct. 29 ... caught four passes for 42 yards at Wisconsin on Nov. 5 ... finished with four receptions for 30 yards in overtime win over Ohio State on Nov. 12.

2010: Appeared in eight games, making four starts as a true freshman ... caught 11 passes for 149 yards and one touchdown ... had 26 yards on 12 rushing attempts ... averaged 23.1 yards per return on kickoffs (12-277) with a long of 45 yards ... caught a season-high four passes for 24 yards against Western Illinois on Sept. 11 ... hauled in his first collegiate scoring reception, 36 yards, against Ball State on Sept. 18, and also rushed nine times for 26 yards against the Cardinals ... had two receptions for 18 yards at Northwestern on Oct. 9 ... had a season-high 60 yards receiving on two catches, including a season-long 51-yarder, against Minnesota on Oct. 16 ... missed the final four games of the season with a foot injury.

High School: Four-star prospect, No. 40 wide receiver nationally and No. 38 recruit in Florida by Rivals.com ... four-star prospect and No. 31 wide receiver nationally by ESPN ... three-star and No. 71 wide receiver nationally by Scout ... listed No. 7 on Orlando Sentinel top 100 prospects in Central Florida ... hauled in a 72-yard touchdown reception and finished with 110 yards against Treasure Coast High School on Sept. 11, 2009 ... had two touchdown receptions against Osceola on Sept. 18, 2009 ... caught a 60-yard touchdown pass against DeLand High School on Nov. 6, 2009 ... Class 5A honorable mention all-state, All-Central Florida second team, first team all-area and first team All-Volusia County as junior ... amassed 34 catches for 693 yards (20.4 average) and 10 touchdowns ... named team Most Valuable Player, MVP of Rivalry Game and Offensive Player of the Year ... coach was John Maronto ... prep teammates with fellow Boilermaker Ricardo Allen.

Personal: Given name is Oliver Lamont Ross Jr. ... born Aug. 31, 1991 ... plans on majoring in management ... enjoys playing video games.